Apemen of Africa by Jules Verne

Apemen of Africa

Jules Verne


Apemen of Africa by Jules Verne

Jules Verne's novel on Darwinism and human development. A hunting party on the headwaters of the Congo has its leader killed and supplies destroyed by a herd of rampaging elephants. They find a raft and travel down river. They rescue a baby who seems to be a young "e;missing link"e;, hairier than a human child but capable of limited speech.

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Jules Verne
Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828–March 24, 1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the third most translated novelist in the world, according to the Index Translational statistics. Some of his books have also been made into films.

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Publication date

13th January 2014




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